Helen Mirren (left) and Ian McKellen share the screen for the first time in their careers in The Good Liar.

Ranked: every film by Bill Condon, from Twilight and Beauty and the Beast to The Good Liar

  • American director’s films have grossed US$3 billion worldwide, and manage to be both commercial and personal. He likes to tell stories of outsiders
  • He won an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay for Gods and Monsters in 1999
Topic |   American films

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Helen Mirren (left) and Ian McKellen share the screen for the first time in their careers in The Good Liar.
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Ian McKellen in a scene from The Good Liar (category: IIB), directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Helen Mirren.

The Good Liar film review: Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren co-star in disappointing con-artist thriller

  • This adaptation of Nicholas Searle’s 2015 novel about a ruthless con artist who targets a retired widow is badly let down by gaping holes in the plot
  • McKellen and Mirren, appearing together in a film for the first time, are always watchable, however
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Ian McKellen in a scene from The Good Liar (category: IIB), directed by Bill Condon and co-starring Helen Mirren.
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